Past events

10
Jun
2014

Operation Barbarossa: reconceiving Hitler's invasion of the Soviet Union

Dr David Stahel

Operation Barbarossa, the German invasion of the Soviet Union, began the largest and most costly campaign in military history. The operation was planned as a blitzkrieg to win ...

10
Apr
2014

Book launch of 'Defence Planning and Uncertainty' by Dr Stephan Frühling

Launched by: Mr Dennis Richardson, AO Secretary of Defence

The Strategic & Defence Studies Centre warmly invites you to attend the Book Launch of Defence Planning and Uncertainty: Preparing for the next Asia-Pacific War, by Dr Stephan...

08
Apr
2014

Warring Australians: the battles overseas and at home, 1914-18

Professor Joan Beaumont, Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, Australian National University

The War Studies Seminars are open to the public and are to showcase the latest research on the history, character, conduct and effects of war.

Please note you must register to attend

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27
Mar
2014

Robert O'Neill War Studies Lecture. From Syria to Scotland: geopolitics in today's world

Professor Sir Hew Strachan

During the Cold War, our defence interests and our economic priorities appeared to be geographically aligned. The 'west' and the 'east' said it all (or most of it). Since the end of the Cold War,...

20
Mar
2014

Why did Putin invade Ukraine? A public lecture by Professor Paul Dibb

Emeritus Professor Paul Dibb

Abstract: This talk examines why Putin decided to intervene in Ukraine. What were the major deciding factors from his point of view? Getting inside Putin's mind requires understanding Russia's...

11
Feb
2014

War Studies Seminar, No.3: allies of a kind: United States and Australian military relations in the South West Pacific, 1942-43

Dr Peter J. Dean

The War Studies Seminars are open to the public and are to showcase the latest research on the history, character, conduct and effects of war.   Coalition warfare, complicated as it is by...

23
Jan
2014

7th Annual Global Go To Think Tank Index Report Launch

Hosted by The Australian Institute of International Affairs, the Australia Institute and the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre

You are invited to the Australian launch of the 7th Annual Global Go To Think Tank Index Report in Canberra on Thursday 23 January 2014.

VENUE: Australian Institute of International Affairs...

11
Dec
2013

Book Launch of 'Australia 1943: The Liberation of New Guinea'

Peter J. Dean

Please join us at the Australian War Memorial,Courtyard Gallery Treloar Crescent, Campbell with its Director Dr Brendan Nelson to launch Australia...

10
Dec
2013

SDSC War Studies Seminar Series, No.2: rock in an angry sea: the Indian Army, 1945-47

Professor Daniel Marston

Synopsis:

The British Indian Army was one of the pillars of the empire. Without it, Britain's war effort of 1939-45 would have been impossible. In his book, Phoenix from the Ashes, Daniel...

29
Nov
2013

Book Launch of 'Broken Nation' by Joan Beaumont

Launched by Air Chief Marshall (retd.) Angus Houston AC, AFC

We would like to invite you to attend the book launch of 'Broken Nation' by Professor Joan Beaumont, to be launched by Air Chief Marshall (retd.) Angus Houston AC, AFC - Chair of the ANZAC...

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